Blatter defends Qatar

Blatter defends Qatar

By whykaykay

In recent news regarding the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qatar has been subject of much criticism concerning issues such as temperature, human rights, and even infrastructure. However, president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter condemned European media for “attacking” Qatar which will host the 2022 World Cup.

He says: 

“It is not fair when the international media and especially European media are taking up the focus of an Arab country here in Asia, and attacking, criticising this country".

He also added: 

"We are defending it. We have taken the decision to play a World Cup in the Arab world and we have taken the decision to play in Qatar and we will go and play this... in 2022 in Qatar".

AFC president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifah agreed that media criticism of Qatar had been “too much” and he backed the state to hold one of the most successful World Cups.

Thoughts?

Source: Gulf News

 

By sTrangR• 8 years 6 months ago.
sTrangR

Yea , He knows entertainments meant for rich only . It is all about money always .Abraham Lincoln has no more ,there is no one to enlighten this people , they are living in dark ages driving modern cars .

By britexpat• 8 years 7 months ago.
britexpat

Blatter must be worth billions by now .. Wonder if has any young daughters..

By ashantiatma• 8 years 7 months ago.
ashantiatma

He is a person having 2 tongue.Inside of having football in qatar there should be car show or mobile expo . u know what i mean .its

By ashantiatma• 8 years 7 months ago.
ashantiatma

He is a person having 2 tongue.Inside of having football in qatar there should be car show or mobile expo . u know what i mean .its

By Sulieman• 8 years 7 months ago.
Sulieman

brit , it can go to Dubai :O)

By Sulieman• 8 years 7 months ago.
Sulieman

brit , they can go to Dubai :O)

By britexpat• 8 years 7 months ago.
Rating: 3/5
britexpat

Qatar will spend 100 billion putting on a show. It will be a success. Booze will be freely available. Good time will be had. Then the circus will move on and Qatar will wonder where to go next

By Anonymous• 8 years 7 months ago.

Ah, so he has been paid off again by Qatar to support his own corrupt initial decision. FIFA corruption?

By Rider301• 8 years 7 months ago.
Rider301

I don't care where the WC will be. I want the Kafala system to be scrapped

By Sulieman• 8 years 7 months ago.
Sulieman

Well, wherever it will be, there will be attacking and criticizing

The thing is, it seems that WC 2022 will be in Qatar doesn't matter what!

Let's wait and see

By Good old joe• 8 years 7 months ago.
Good old joe

Hopefully we can see Blatter himself playing out here and soon. I heard he was a good goal keeper and very good at catching the ball

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